Research Article: Dichlorido(pyridine-κN)[2-(pyridinium-1-yl)acetato-κO]zinc(II)

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Zhang Qun, Chen Jin-Xiang.


In the title complex, [ZnCl2(C5H5N)(C7H7NO2)], the ZnII atom adopts a distorted tetra­hedral coordination geometry [the smallest angle being 105.22 (15)° and the widest angle being 115.60 (16)°] that is formed from one monodentate carboxyl­ate ligand, one pyridine ligand and two Cl atoms.

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For background to metalloenzymes, see: Holm & Solomon (2004 ▶), Karambelkar et al. (2002 ▶).